Community Keepers: School Counsellor / Social Worker

Community Keepers
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 August, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Community Keepers delivers psycho-social services to primary and high school learners in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town. They are accepting applications for registered counsellors and social workers to work in Franschhoek. They deliver a variety of services to learners including assessments, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

Community Keepers seeks to appoint a School Counsellor / Social Worker to be based in the Western Cape.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of all services delivered at the school
  • Providing individual and/or group therapy; obtaining collateral; giving feedback and recording of data
  • Maintaining relationships with learners, educators and parents
  • Liaising with parent committees to organize parenting sessions; contributing to professional development sessions with educators.
  • Presenting life skills programmes

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification and registered with the SACSSP as a Social Worker, or registered with HPCSA as a Registered counsellor.
  • Fluent in Xhosa and English.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Xhosa and English.
  • Experience in counselling children as well as working in a school context and sound ethical principles of practice.
  • Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and school development.
  • Outstanding administrative skills with proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Natural ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds.
  • Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions.
  • Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organization.

The successful candidate will be based at a Community Keepers office at a primary school in Franschhoek. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible.

To apply, download the application form from our website (https://communitykeepers.org/get-involved/#tab_involved_1) and submit to applications@communitykeepers.org with "School counsellor / Social Worker: Franschhoek", depending on your qualification, in the subject line.  

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Please note that we do not consider other documentation for applications. Do not include reference letters or proof of qualifications.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Community Keepers reserves the right to fill this position.
 
For more information about Community Keepers, refer to www.communitykeepers.org

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

 

Location: 
Western Cape

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